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Languages South East

The Modern Languages team at the University of Southampton work with school teachers to help them banish boring lessons by adding a touch of digital magic. I caught up with them spreading the word about technology at a conference a few months ago, listen here to my podcast. You can catch up with what they're doing now at Continue reading →

Au revoir to boring language lessons!

Switched-on modern language teachers in the south east and beyond are using digital technology to make lessons more inspiring for their pupils – thanks to an initiative from the University of Southampton and ICT guru Joe Dale*. A pioneering ICT and Languages conference at the University in 2011 inspired many school teachers to use digital technologies to enhance their lessons and enthuse pupils. Teachers were encouraged to swop their good ideas via Twitter. Continue reading →

New DH lecturer – Leif Isaksen

Challenges lie ahead for all academics as digital technologies bring innovative ways of working and spreading research findings to the wider world. Dr Leif Isaksen has joined the Faculty of Humanities at Southampton as Lecturer in Digital Humanities. He is working across the disciplines to highlight potential opportunities, bring people together and support initiatives. Continue reading →